Currently consisting of 450 breeding ewes of a maternal Lleyn in principal breed with recent purchases including White faced Mules. The main aim for the flock is to produce finished lambs for sale at Shrewsbury, Oswestry and other local markets.
Equipment recently purchased for the Sheep flock include a Prattley 10ft Super mobile handling system, Pratley Weigh Scales and a full tru-test EID system.
Veterinary advice is taken from the team at Shropshire farm vets and nutritional advice from the Wynnstay group.
Aims for the Walford flock:
- 500+ breeding ewes
- Buying in 80-100 breeding mules per annum
- Breeding tupps of Texel & Suffolk
- To be selling high grade finished lambs whilst demonstrating best practice in latest husbandry techniques.